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Introduction: Omphalocele

Description of Omphalocele

Omphalocele (medical condition): A very rare syndrome characterized mainly by the...more »

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Omphalocele -- exstrophy -- imperforate anus:
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  »Symptoms of Omphalocele -- exstrophy -- imperforate anus

Omphalocele: A congenital condition where the intestines herniated through the abdominal wall around the umbilical cord.

Omphalocele: protrusion of the intestine and omentum through a hernia in the abdominal wall near the navel; usually self correcting after birth.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Omphalocele: A HERNIA due to an imperfect closure or weakness of the umbilical ring. It appears as a skin-covered protrusion at the UMBILICUS during crying, coughing, or straining. The hernia generally consists of OMENTUM or SMALL INTESTINE. The vast majority of umbilical hernias are congenital but can be acquired due to severe abdominal distention.
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Omphalocele: Related Topics

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Omphalocele: Rare Disease


Ophanet, a consortium of European partners, currently defines a condition rare when if affects 1 person per 2,000. They list Omphalocele as a "rare disease".

Source - Orphanet

Omphalocele as a Disease

Omphalocele: Another name for Omphalocele -- exstrophy -- imperforate anus (or close medical condition association).
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  »Symptoms of Omphalocele -- exstrophy -- imperforate anus

Omphalocele: Related Diseases

Omphalocele: Omphalocele is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Causes of Omphalocele

Some of the causes of Omphalocele are included in the list below:

Symptoms of Omphalocele (Omphalocele -- exstrophy -- imperforate anus)

Some of the symptoms of Omphalocele incude:

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Source - WordNet 2.1

Broader terms for Omphalocele

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Hierarchical classifications of Omphalocele

The following list attempts to classify Omphalocele into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • hernia,herniation
  • rupture
  • harm,hurt,injury,trauma
  • health problem,ill health,unhealthiness
  • pathological state
  • condition,status
  • state

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